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Enzian Theater screens 'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'

WHAT: The 2012 filmed version of London play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is back in theaters for one performance only.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Chester Theatre Company: 'Amish Project' is riveting theater

On the morning of Oct. 2, 2006, a dairy truck driver armed with a 9mm. handgun walked into the one-room West Nickel Mines Amish School in Nickel Mines, Pa., roughly 50 miles west of Philadelphia, ordered the 15 boys in the room, and the adults, to leave, bolted the door, lined up and bound the hands and feet of the remaining 11 girls and began ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

China's Peking Opera company marks anniversary wit...

With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York's Lincoln Center.


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Whittier Daily News

Exile Noir film series, a Frozena sing-along among special movie screenings in Los Angeles area

The UCLA Film & Television Archive shines a light on 1940s-50s melodramas in its series “Exile Noir” running through September at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Arts, Hollywood, Short, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Barbara Stanwyck

Deming Headlight

Emma Stone to enter 'Cabaret' on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company said Wednesday that Stone will make her Broadway debut Nov. 11 as Sally Bowles, taking over from Michelle Williams at the Studio 54 theater.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Hot Chicks, Emma Stone, Brokeback Mountain, Celebrities, Michelle Williams, Black Entertainment, Arts


DPA Microphones Record Aspen Opera Theater Center

DPA Microphones played an integral role during the Aspen Opera Theater Center program held at the historic Wheeler Opera House during the recent Aspen Music Festival in Colorado.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Tchaikovsky, Classical

The News Tribune

"Summerplay" Festival of new fringe theater coming to Tacoma Little Theatre this weekend

"Summerplay" is making its debut in Tacoma this weekend, featuring nine new plays under 10 minutes in a variety of genres from comedy to dark drama.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Arts

Tue Aug 19, 2014

2015 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs Jan 14-25

Organizers of the inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival announced today the line-up of top contemporary puppets acts and artists from around the world, the U.S. and Chicago to be presented at venues large and small throughout the city January 14-25, 2015.


Related Topix: Arts, Columbia College Chicago

Greenwich Citizen

Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling to share NY stage

This Aug. 4, 2014 file photo shows actor Taylor Schilling at a panel discussion with the cast of "Orange Is The New Black" at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, Taylor Schilling, Peter Dinklage, Arts

Lake County Record-Bee

Bob Marley musical to make premiere in Baltimore

A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the works for next year.


Related Topix: Reggae, Bob Marley, Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

The Pitch

Jack White put on a guitar clinic last night at the Midland Theater

Jack White with Curtis Harding Midland Theater, Kansas City Monday, August 18, 2014 For the full slideshow from last night, go here .


Related Topix: Arts, Kansas City, MO, Pop/Rock, The White Stripes

Myrtle Beach Online

Cal Thomas | Theater of the absurd in Ferguson, Missouri

It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Arts, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Education

Detroit News

Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust

The actor son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.


Related Topix: Drugs, Jaycee Chan, Arts, Entertainment

TheaterWorks' 'Woody Sez' An Uplifting Musical Tribute

First impressions: To those who know Woody Guthrie as simply the guy who wrote "This Land Is Your Land" and the dad of Arlo Guthrie, this bio-tale is a revelation of the man's committed life and his breadth of music.


Related Topix: Folk, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Arts

City Pages

Nicki Minaj revives Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 'Anaconda' video

Nicki Minaj has always been unpredictable, but this is possibly her most surprising surprise.


Related Topix: Mystery Science Theater 3000, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Robots, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

McCartney & Streisand Attend Apollo Theater Fundraiser Featuring Performances by Sting, Gladys Knight, Bon Jovi [From ABC News]

Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand were just two of the many celebrities in attendance at Ronald Perelman 's fifth annual fundraiser for New York City's famed Apollo Theater, held Saturday at the multimillionaire businessman's estate in East Hampton, New York.


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Arts, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, East Hampton, NY

Inside Bay Area

'Wicked' follows the Yellow Brick Road to San Jose

Since there's no place like home, "Wicked" is flying back in to the Bay Area next week, and following the yellow brick road to San Jose for the highly anticipated South Bay debut of this blockbuster.


Related Topix: Theater, Wicked, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts

WOZZ-FM Appleton

"Ole Fishlips Is Dead Now" Is a Love Song, Says Chiodos Singer Craig Owens

Chiodos is on a giant summer tour that has the band members on the road at least through the end of September in support of their latest album, Devil .


Related Topix: Chiodos, Arts, Los Angeles, CA

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

"The Expendables 3" and "The Giver" Open Friday

The comedy Let's Be Cops opened on Wednesday, earning an estimated 5.2 million dollars after its first full day of release, according to


Related Topix: The Expendables, Arts, 13

Sentinel & Enterprise

'Captivated: Trials of Pamela Smart' a mix of media, murder

"Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart," a documentary debuting tonight at 9 on HBO, considers what happens when a murder trial is treated as entertainment and explores the role of the media in influencing the outcome.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, In a Dream, Arts, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, To Die For, Drama Movies